Check Whether the SmartNIC is Detected on Linux

Basic Troubleshooting

Intel® PAC
Napatech SmartNIC
Content Type
User Guide
Capture Software Version
Link™ Capture Software 12.8


lspci is a Linux utility for displaying information about PCI buses in the system and devices connected to PCI buses. Please check if there is any information about SmartNICs using lspci.

The following example is an lspci output for Napatech SmartNICs using the -d option with the Napatech vendor ID 18f4.

$ lspci -d 18f4:
03:00.0 Network controller: Napatech A/S NT50B01 Network Adapter